Human Factors in Legal

by Cynthia Rando

Legal Services

Gavel and scale

At Sophic Synergistics, we provide ergonomics and human factors expert witness services. Our human factors experts work in various industry and government settings, designing and creating safe, efficient products, processes, procedures, and environments. Justice in court can depend on these expert witnesses which provide clarity on the human element and the circumstances which resulted in a specific outcome in the case under review. Our areas of expertise are many including: forensic human factors, workplace safety, negligence, displays, environmental design, and more.

Our Review Process Includes:

Human Factors and Human Safety Assessments

  • Site assessments/reconstruction
  • Training
  • Procedures
  • Caution and warning/Labeling
  • Test and evaluation
  • Product design review
  • Research
  • Testimony
  • Training/Education
  • Risk mitigation
  • Work site evaluations

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Forensic human factors
  • Workplace safety
  • Negligence
  • Accidents such as slips, trips and falls
  • Ergonomics
  • Attention and distraction
  • Equipment/Product design including liability
  • Displays and controls
  • Fatigue and sleep deprivation
  • Cognition/Memory/Perception including perception of risk
  • Environmental design including lighting, noise, vibration and temperature

We provide a comprehisive review of all case documentation